Church News January 28, 2023

The Odessa American welcomes church special events. Submission deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesdays for consideration for the following Saturday’s edition. Email [email protected].

Belmont Baptist Church, 1200 W. Eighth St., has scheduled a food distribution event from 9 a.m. to noon today.

Food will be available to those in need.

Visit, or call 432-332-0248 to register for assistance or as a donator.

Odessa First Assembly, 1101 N. Lee Ave., has scheduled a united non-denominational worship service at 6 p.m. Sunday.

All are invited to assemble as one church and one family for worship and prayer.


Belmont Baptist Church, 1200 W. Eighth St., has scheduled CPR certification training from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 4.


Hope Alive Church, 305 E. 19th St., has scheduled a Marriage Conference Feb. 10-11.

This conference will provide expert marriage advice and practical teachings to help couples navigate their marriage journey.

Tickets are $50 per person. Couples must purchase two tickets.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Stonegate Fellowship, Mid-Cities Church, and Crestview Baptist Church has scheduled a Special Needs Prom from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Stonegate Fellowship Midland Campus, 6000 W. Wadley Ave., Midland.

Admission is free, however, participants must register in advance.

For more information or to register, visit

New Dawn Fellowship, 2110 E. 10th St., has scheduled a Super Sunday Worship Service at 10 a.m. and a Chili Cook-Off Contest at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 12.


Stonegate Fellowship has scheduled a Wild at Heart Boot Camp from 6:30 a.m. March 31 to 5 p.m. April 2 at Mo-ranch, 2229 FM 1340, Wink.

Tickets are $150 and include transportation, food, lodging, and materials.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Odessa First Assembly, 1101 N. Lee Ave., has scheduled a Better Together marriage ministry from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Wednesdays.


Crescent Park Baptist Church, 3002 E. University Blvd., is offering a Spanish Language Bible Study by the Rev. Mike McGuire at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday.

For more information, call 432-366-4476.

Catholic Charities Community Services Odessa, 2500 Andrews Highway, need of volunteers for pantry distribution.

Distribution times are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays.

For more information on dates and times, call 332-1387.

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Belmont Baptist Church, 1200 W. Eighth St., has scheduled a food pantry from 9 a.m. to noon on the fourth Saturday of each month. Visit

Belmont Baptist Church, 806 N. Belmont Ave., offers family meals during its Family Supper time from 5:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. each Wednesday when Awana is in session.

Admission is free.

For more information, call 432-332-0248, email [email protected] or visit

Second Baptist Church, 711 E. 17th St., has scheduled classes in English as a second language at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Classes are free and childcare is available. Call 432-366-2153 or visit

The West Texas Street Rod Association has scheduled Cars at Crossroads from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every fourth Saturday of each month at Crossroads Church, 6901 E. Highway 191.

There will be coffee and donuts inside the church.


Door of Hope Mission are in need of financial support to help provide hot meals, a safe place to sleep and shower to those who struggle with addictions through Bible study and counseling.

There a few ways to give:

  • PayPal Giving Fund: 100% goes to the mission, visit PayPal does not keep a processing fee when you use this service.
  • Door of Hope Mission website,, or mail a check to Door of Hope Mission, PO Box 1789, Odessa, TX 79760.
  • On Amazon or eBay, add Door of Hope Mission as preferred charity, and a portion of purchases will go to the mission.
  • On Amazon Smile ( Login to your account then select Door of Hope Mission Odessa TX so the mission receives donations from eligible purchases when you shop.
  • On eBay ( Add the Door Of Hope Mission to favorites.
  • All donations are tax deductible.
  • For more information, call 337-8294 or visit
  • Sherwood Church of Christ, 4900 North Dixie Blvd., offers free clothing on the first Saturday of every month.

With so many families in the community are losing their jobs due to COVID and the downturn in oil, the Sherwood Clothes Closet is an opportunity for people to find needed clothing items for the entire family.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Masks are required to comply with city orders and to protect each other from spreading the virus.

Victory Christian Fellowship Church, 325 N. County Road West, offers individuals assistance who are hurting from addictions to become drug and alcohol free, physically well and most important spiritually alive.

All services are provided for free.

Several homes are located throughout Texas, New Mexico and Chicago.

For more information, call the Rev. Albert Flores at 432-978-9959 or 432-335-8925.

For home locations, call for Odessa, 325-300-0832; El Paso, 915-838-8887; Fort Worth, 817-626-1819; Houston, 713-880-4732; Mathis, 361-547-3755; McAllen, 956-702-2781; San Angelo, 325-658-1061; Albuquerque, N.M., 505-550-5661; Artesia, N.M., 575-745-4294; and Chicago, 773-696-9094.